Mitral annular calcification is not associated with decreased procedural success, durability of repair, or left ventricular remodelling in percutaneous edge-to-edge repair of mitral regurgitation

EuroIntervention 2016;12:1176-1184. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I9A191

Richard Cheng
Richard Cheng1, MD; Emily Tat1, BA; Robert J. Siegel1, MD; Reza Arsanjani2, MD; Asma Hussaini1, PA; Moody Makar3, MD; Yukiko Mizutani1, MD; Alfredo Trento4, MD; Saibal Kar1*, MD
1. Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 2. Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA; 3. Department of Anesthesiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 4. Division of Car

Aims: Mitral annular calcification (MAC) negatively influences outcomes in surgical mitral valve (MV) repair for mitral regurgitation (MR). However, there are no data on whether MAC impac

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